reset your ink cartridge. Another Pinner: "Ink Cartridge Low? Not true. this totally works, my printer stopped printing, saying there was no ink, I reset the cartridge and then printed 50 more documents and the ink still hasn't run out!
transferring image to wood: cut wax paper to size of printer paper, put through printer with guidance, place ink side down on contrasting wood, push ink into wood using the edge of a card - use muscle, gently lift and seal.
Seashell paint makeover: spray paint inside of shells high gloss baby blue and paint outside with gold or silver paint. Maybe could do this with something else from nature if your home isn't beach themed.